Welcome to Vintage Shape’s vintage suit picks! In this post, we go through some of the best men suits in sale, the hot stuff available online among vintage suits, waistcoats, and tuxedos.
This list compiles numerous online stores covering a wide range of styles, and do not follow a particular order. We try to go for different eras, as well as a wide range of prices, so be sure to check them all out.
Stay tuned for future reviews on elegant vintage and other topics! Also, be sure to check out our formal outfit ideas for men, where you can find more about how to combine some of the clothes presented here.
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Ruth&Boaz Wool Herringbone Suit Vest (4 Buttons)
Brand/Type: Ruth&Boaz/Tailored Waistcoat
Price: $17.90 – $39.90
Place to buy: Amazon
Materials: 50% Wool, 50% Polyester
Sizes (inches): (Shoulder, Chest, Waist, Length) – Small: 12.3 x 42.5 x 38.6 x 22.3 Medium: 13.2 x 42.5 x 40.9 x 23.1 Large: 14.2 x 46.1 x 44.5 x 23.9 + MORE
Waistcoats (Vests) were a HUGE part of the business and elegant fashion during the mid and early XX century. Luckily they are still widely popular in today’s age, so a vintage-looking model such as the Ruth&Boaz; Wool Herringbone won’t go out of tune.
This waistcoat not only looks classic but it feels due to its wool (front) and polyester (back) fabric. It is available in black, brown, blue, and a wide range of gray tonalities. The sizes range from X-Small up to 4X-Large (Look at the product description for full measurements).
The Ruth&Boaz Wool Herringbone is a slim fit and adjusts easily with a nice belt on its back. It comes with 4 buttons giving enough room to show off the tie. You also have the option to wear it casually with jeans or match it with wool pants and a coat for the full traditional look.
Based on the quality of the product, the price range is very good.
On the downside, fitting is a common problem among these models; it possible you may have to send it back and try it again for proper fit.
Maintenance and delicacy (especially on the polyester side) are also details to keep in mind when purchasing.
Brown Grey Tweed Herringbone Slim Fit
Brand/Type: High End Suits/Full 3 piece suit
Price: $114.59 – $139.99
Place to buy: Amazon
Materials: Tweed (Woolen)
Sizes (inches): (Shoulder, Chest, Waist, Length) – Small: 18.0 x 38.0 x 32.0 x 41.0 Medium: 18.0 x 40.0 x 34.0 x 42.0 Large: 19.0 x 42.0 x 36.0 x 43.0 + MORE
In clothing few things look more classic than tweed herringbone.
This High-End Suit comes with the 3 pieces (Jacket, Vest, Pants), two buttons, and its slim fit. 9 colours are available and sizes range from XS to 3XL. Be sure to check out both size suggestion charts for more information.
Online Assistance is also available for this product.
The fabric is nice, warm, and comfortable although delicate. Be sure to avoid water when wearing it. It also adjusts well to almost any type of body; thanks to the assistance provided it is almost guaranteed you can find the perfect fit for your body type.
Also, there may be a slight difference between the colour pictured and the real one. Make sure to ask for a photo of the actual suit to see if that’s what you are looking for
Overall the quality/price ratio is excellent, and in combination with a nice pair of shoes and tie, the suit will radiate that elegant vintage look we desire.
Wemaliyzd Classic Fit 3 Piece Tuxedo
Brand/Type: Wemaliyzd/Full 3 piece tuxedo
Price: $79.79 – $94.79
Place to buy: Amazon
Materials: 80% Polyester, 20% Cotton
Sizes: DOZENS of different sizes according to height and weight
Next, we have a 3 piece tuxedo. Very elegant and resembling a 19th-century black tie, the wemaliyzd tuxedo features a dazzling long tailcoat, a very nice vest, and the waistband dress pants.
You can choose between 16 colours, including some very flashy ones, and there are literally dozens of different sizes available; from skinny to chubby and from short to tall, there is a size for any type of body.
Take a look at the size chart provided or otherwise contact the provider for suggestions.
The suit is very well tailored, adjusts well (given the right size), and the fabrics are comfortable and endure over time given the proper care. Be sure to follow the washing indications properly.
The price is also excellent for the whole package.
The only thing you will regret is not buying a top hat and a walking stick to fully rock the old English businessman look 😉
Magnoli Clothiers Fairbanks Suit
Brand/Type: Magnoli Clothiers/Full 3 piece suit
Place to buy: Magnoli Clothier
Materials: Wool English Tweed
Sizes: Made to measure
Out here on the internet, there is a wide variety of clothing resembling vintage trends or otherwise clothing based on vintage trends. Magnoli Clothiers sets itself apart.
MC is dedicated to the reproduction of vintage clothing; 100% FAITHFUL REPRODUCTION!
For this reason, orders at MC are very unique. Your piece is designed according to your specifications and your body type. You can even order a reproduction of a vintage film custome!
Also, every single piece is reproduced with high-quality materials, so standards are kept high.
The Fairbanks suit is probably the most realistic 1930s full 3 piece suit that you can find. 9 colours are available, as well as 3 different patterns, and an optional premium wool feature ($200 extra).
You can also specify things like the waistband or chestpiece according to your needs. Rest assured, comfort, quality, and fitting are premium.
The high price of the Fairbanks Suit is understandable since you are basically getting a vintage relic. Be sure to check out their website for other amazing vintage options!
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Vinci Men’s Classic Fit Tuxedo with Tails T-2X
Brand/Type: Vinci /Full 3 piece tuxedo
Price: $125.99 – $130.99
Place to buy: Amazon
Materials: Polyster and Rayon
Sizes: 12 sizes each divided into 2 classes (R and L) based on height – from 38R and 38L up to 60R and 60L.
The Vinci Classic fit is a very nice tuxedo coming in at a reasonable price. It has an elegant structure with a notch lapel and split tails on the back. It also comes with padded shoulders, and a white vest and wool pants as complement.
The fabric of the suit is very nice, having a soft fabric and providing comfort when wearing it. The lack of flexibility on the available sizes means your body type may not adjust perfectly, thus you may require to make some minor adjustments to it.
It also comes in black (as shown in the picture) as well as an all-white version, which looks very dazzling but requires exceptional care. The two tails on the back greatly increase the visual appeal of the outfit.
Overall a nice luxury option that will stand out without the need to spend thousands of dollars.
Tweed Traditional Gray Suit
Brand/Type: Abitto /Full Suit
Place to buy: Etsy
Materials: 70% Wool, 10% Silk, and 10% Cotton
Sizes (Chest, Waist): DOZENS of different options. Selection from a list is available.
One of the most popular and loved vintage suits available at Etsy; the Abbitto’s tweed suit comes with the usual three pieces, and it is handmade. The jacket is a full canvas.
The fabrics are premium, as the combination of wool, silk, and cotton, not only allows for softness, comfort, and a great vintage vibe, but it is also breathable (a key factor when purchasing suits) and lightweight.
Abbitto allows you to select chest and waist measurements so it’s like express tailoring (you may still require to make some minor changes, however, most people are satisfied with the way it comes). A tight adjustment or a more loose approach are decided by you
Most people love the feel, quality, and price of the suit. They even go as far as saying that the suit should be way more expensive!
Also, if you don’t like to wait, don’t worry, their delivery process is much quicker compared to other suit shipments.
Finally, their customer service is very accessible and will look out for you if you have any issues.
Overall, the vast majority of people have had great experiences with this suit and you shouldn’t be the exception 🙂
Men’s Charcoal Grey 2-Button Vested Three Piece Suit
Brand/Type: Full 3 piece
Place to buy: Men’s USA
Sizes: HUGE amount of size availability. Check down the drop down menu provided to know more (US and EU Scales).
We end our review with a full 3-piece suit with a classic design, yet completely new.
Men’s USA is known for its incredibly large suit stock. Every week new suits (and many other pieces) are arriving and all of them at very affordable prices. This suit is a perfect example of what classic looks like in Men’s USA suits.
The suit is available in charcoal grey (sadly the only available colour) and features a set of pleated pants lined to the knee with front and zip fly closure, a 4-button pocketed vest with sleek contrast on the back and a buckle to adjust, and a lined jacket with two front buttons and an overall slim notch lapel design.
You have pockets in every piece of the suit.
The suit is designed for two purposes:
- Comfort – So it is advisable to be worn a little bit loose like in the old days.
- Durability – As its design is robust and resistant without sacrificing softness on both the inside and outside.
Also, apparel featured in Men’s USA comes in a huge variety of sizes, and it’s very easy to know your preferred one as it comes in US and EU scales. Plus, they have a very accessible refund/return policy in case something goes wrong.
Overall, considering that it’s a full suit under $200 of great quality and popularity among buyers, we say that it is an opportunity that you can’t miss!
Recalling what we said at the beginning, this list was intended to show you some of the best suits available online. Other than the classic aura that these have, we do not restrict ourselves to particular rules or trends.
Hopefully you are now more aware of the different types of vintage/retro clothes available online, and the great quality that these have; the possibilities are endless!
In our second review on formal attire, we cover different stores, colours, and styles. Check it out if you haven’t done so!
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